Masters Odds 2013: 10 Men in The Field That Could Win
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The 2013 Masters in sunny Augusta, Ga., will provide a fine weekend of watching the world's top golfers slog it out to get their hands on a green jacket.
But as we all no, it's no ordinary green jacket. From last year's winner Bubba Watson to the ever-present Phil Mickelson, they're back for more.
Weather conditions, timing, mindset, nerves and good old luck will be major factors in deciding who dons the jacket come the end of the weekend, but it's always fun to have a look at who really is in with a shot, even if many of us have an inner love for the underdog and the fairy tale stories.
This list isn't a specific prediction of who will finish where, but a focus on who we really feel is in with a shot at something magical this weekend. So whether you're a betting man or just looking for a quick boost of your Golfing knowledge, here are 10 men who are a real possibility to win the US Masters 2013.
But this isn't designed to rule out those excluded from my list. There are plenty of others capable of stealing the headlines, and I personally always like the idea of someone unexpected make a last day dash up the leader-board. It's a huge cash prize but it's also a place in history, and for Tiger Woods it's a real chance to re-assert himself right at the very top of Golf having had a tarnished few years.
Enjoy your weekend.
If you have any suggestion for your 10 men who can win the Masters, then simply leave a comment below!
By Stowe Gregory
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Few have come so closer to winning a major without actually doing so than Lee Westwood. His past three Masters have included a third place and second place. He needs to be on top with his short game and hope for a bit of luck. A contender though.
Experience of winning last year may come in very handy, which combined with his passion which we have openly seen on various occasions, then you have a man with a shot at the green jacket. We've seen him do it before!
The American recently spent a month relaxing in Miami. The bookies believe he'll make the top 10 at least.
Mr. Consistent is a real contender, maybe not one of the real favorites, but certainly in with a shot if all goes smoothly.
The 32-year-old has talked down Tiger Woods' chances and is optimistic about his own, certainly one to look out for.
It's a new refurbished and improved version of Keegan Bradley this year, with his debut Masters in 2012 resulting in a respectable 27th place. Not a favorite, but you never know.
The third best Golfer (according to rankings) in the world is of course in with a shot. Last year he finished eighth and it'll be no surprise if he betters that this year, with the possibility of going all the way.
Experience can turn an average score into something special, especially when the heat is on. A three time winner at Augusta and it'd be stupid to rule him out, a real contender if he's on his game.
With support from the UK and Ireland Rory McIlroy has a vast backing behind him for this years Masters. It seems like he is destined to own a green jacket at some point in the future with his success in recent years, but he'll need a complete opposite in fortunes to what he achieved last year if he wants that success to come in 2013.
It seems Tiger Woods' personal life is back on track, and if he has a good weekend then his PGA title hopes are likely to be looking swell too. He divides opinion now-a-days but we all know he's capable of winning.
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